Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

How to Destroy Science: Cast Self-Interest as Public Interest

Bruce Alberts is the editor of Science magazine, though it's not exactly clear what the 75-year-old Alberts actually does there.

The Truth About Armed Guards in Schools

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, was greeted with derision when he proposed placing an armed police officer in every school to protect students.

Lack of Global Warming Means Cold, Empty Chairs at New York Times Environment Desk

What's in worse shape? The state of the Earth's climate? Or the state of the New York Times?

Obama’s New Year’s Resolutions: Power Grab the Internet — and Your Wallet

It’s the New Year, the pre-dawn of President Barack Obama’s second term – in which he is free to be more “

If They Would Just Think Anew

Fundamental, structural, entitlement reforms, proven to work in the real world, would provide far better benefits for seniors and the poor, while slashing future entitlement spending.

Virginia: Energy Capitol of the East Coast?

With a flood of new federal regulations hitting everything from healthcare, energy, food safety, and bird protection, it is encouraging to know that some states can still think for themselves.

Getting to Vegas, Baby? Forget High-Speed Rail

Yahoo Travel ranks the Las Vegas Strip as the nation's second most popular tourist attraction, trailing only Times Square in New York City.

Bureaucratic Legalese Is Drying Up the Mississippi

The continuing drought is wreaking havoc on the ability of the Mississippi River to function as one of our nation’s primary commercial arteries.

President Obama's Re-Election Is Powerful Evidence Of Democracy Failure

“Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal

Tax Cuts and Duplicity

Neither President Obama nor any other Democrat ever proposed any middle class tax cut in the fiscal cliff negotiations.